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from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail,
The goal for any general manager in a position to sell is the same – drum up a market for his available players. If Feaster can interest two or more teams in Iginla – or in Jay Bouwmeester, Miikka Kiprusoff, Cory Sarich, Lee Stempniak or Mike Cammalleri – then he could get some tangible assets in return. No one can say for sure what Iginla’s value is as a rental – or whether a team such as the Los Angeles Kings would actually sacrifice goaltending prospect Jonathan Bernier in order to get a player that might help them repeat as Stanley Cup champions. It’s all a guessing game right now, as GMs weigh options. There’s a lot of movement every year at the deadline, but only a handful of deals are ever seismic or game-changing. Moving Iginla though would be one.
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Miikka Kiprusoff is having a rough year early on. This season, the 36 year old is under the most scrutiny yet since the Calgary Flames haven't made the playoffs in four years. The loyal fans who wear the red in Alberta are starting to get impatient.
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